Visitors are offered tour a of the Bingata process in Gassho-style (traditional style of Japanese architecture with a steep thatched roof).
- Access to Ryusen
1F: Showshop, rest corner
This show cases Kimono, Bingata and coral dyed daily items and interior.
You can rest and taste Okinawa sweets and tea at irori fireplace where you can view calm natural colors of Bingata.
2F: Coral dyed experience corner
Our craft centre displays antiquities and legends associated with Ryukyu dynasty’s top ranking deity.
A Place where you can feel old Shuri history and culture.
3F: Dye factory
This is a dyeing workshop, utilizing a high triangular roof to accomodate the huge working table TAIKO (13m), which looks like a weaving machine.
Bingata craftsmen must keep a steady hand and concentrate on the TAIKO all day long.
The store increases awareness and sensitivity towards art of Okinawa,
traditional crafts and Bingata.